Tattooing on arm and faces of Tchucktche females

1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Dimensions

Sheet: 39.7 x 25.2 cm (15 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.); Mount: 42.2 x 26 cm (16 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1875

Medium or Technique

Graphite, brush and brown wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Lower left: Kern / Title / Glassnappe Harbor

Provenance

By 1950, Childs Gallery; 1950, sold by Childs Gallery to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875